4 Mosaic Rosette Elements from Mosaic Glass Shrine

Object Name: 
4 Mosaic Rosette Elements from Mosaic Glass Shrine

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
4 Mosaic Rosette Elements from Mosaic Glass Shrine
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.94 D
Dimensions: 
Largest Cane Slice (59.1.94 D-2) H: 0.8 cm, W: 0.9 cm, D: 0.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
4 Mosaic Rosette Elements from Mosaic Glass Shrine. Mosaic glass or millefiori elements. Four mosaic elements, roughly square in cross section preserving a yellow-centered rosette with white petals, each cased in blue in a blue matrix; this element is employed in the wig and necklace of Hathor, see group (59.1.94 A and B).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 218, #625; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 69-71, #99; BIB# 27315